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US Expects Russia to Consider ‘All Options’ to Expel Snowden
Posted By admin On June 24, 2013 @ 4:33 am In World News | Comments Disabled
RIA Novosti 
June 24, 2013
The White House expects Russia to consider “all options available” to extradite Edward Snowden, a former US intelligence contractor wanted by the United States for revealing a highly classified surveillance program, National Security Council Spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said in a statement on Monday.
“Given our intensified cooperation after the Boston marathon bombings and our history of working with Russia on law enforcement matters – including returning numerous high-level criminals back to Russia at the request of the Russian government – we expect the Russian government to look at all options available to expel Mr. Snowden back to the U.S. to face justice for the crimes with which he is charged,” Associated Press quoted the statement as saying.
Snowden, 30, left Hong Kong on a Moscow-bound plane  on Sunday, a day after the United States formally requested his extradition. Media reports cited airport officials at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport as saying that Snowden would not be allowed to leave the premises because he did not have a Russian visa and would therefore only be able to fly to a third destination.
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URLs in this post:
 RIA Novosti: http://en.rian.ru/russia/20130624/181837368/US-Expects-Russia-to-Consider-All-Options-to-Expel-Snowden.html
 left Hong Kong on a Moscow-bound plane: http://en.rian.ru/russia/20130623/181824709/US-Spy-Leaker-Snowden-En-Route-from-Hong-Kong-to-Moscow--Report.html
 ‘Groundless and unacceptable’: Russia lashes out at US over Snowden accusations: http://www.prisonplanet.com/groundless-and-unacceptable-russia-lashes-out-at-us-over-snowden-accusations.html
 Snowden Possibly to Remain in Russia – WikiLeaks: http://www.prisonplanet.com/snowden-possibly-to-remain-in-russia-wikileaks.html
 US-Russia Relations Bigger Than Snowden Affair Says Putin: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-russia-relations-bigger-than-snowden-affair-says-putin.html
 NSA leaker Snowden’s plane to Cuba will pass through US airspace – source: http://www.prisonplanet.com/nsa-leaker-snowdens-plane-to-cuba-will-pass-through-us-airspace-source.html
 Snowden Denies Cooperation With Russia or China: http://www.prisonplanet.com/snowden-denies-cooperation-with-russia-or-china.html
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